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ECOSOC celebrates its 70th anniversary: “Keep working for development, after the 2030 agenda”

Jan 24, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

NEW YORK, 24 January, 2016 – 70th birthday for the Economic and Social Council ECOSOC on January 23, 2016. The UN organ established under the United Nations Charter in 1945, became operative the following year. In the seven decades since its creation, it has committed to remove the root causes of war, degradation, as well as socio-economic gap between all people. “We have a rich history in ECOSOC, but the bar has been raised”, Council’s President Oh Joon commented during a the commemoration held at UN Headquarters in New York on Friday. He also stressed the results so far achieved [Read More]

DPRK H-bomb Announcement

Jan 7, 2016 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

DPRK H-bomb Announcement UN Security Council met to discuss the nuclear test carried out by North Korea – a highly provocative act that poses a grave threat to international peace and security. The test constitutes yet another violation of the DPRK’s obligations under multiple Security Council resolutions, contravenes the DPRK commitments under the September 2005 Joint Statement of the Six-Party Talks, and increases the risk of the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. The President of the United Nations Security Council Oscar Rosselli Frieri condemned today  the underground nuclear test announced by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), and said [Read More]

North Korea denies violence, says South Korea and U.S. “on the brink” of starting second Korean war

Aug 22, 2015 News, United Nations , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Aruna Dutt, UNITED NATIONS  – 22 Aug. 2015   An exchange of fire took place at the border between North and South Korea on Thursday afternoon,  beginning with one shell fire from North Korea  at South Korea, followed by 36 shells from South Korea landing on the North Korean side, said Ja Song Nam, Permanent Representative of the Mission of North Korea to the United Nations on Friday afternoon at a United Nations press conference, while other North Korean UN officials insisted that North Korea has never fired any bullet or shell on south Korea, and it was completely fabricated [Read More]

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